University of Wisconsin - Madison
Position Vacancy Listing
|Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 04/10/15 |
|SR PSYCHOLOGIST(T08BN) or PSYCHOLOGIST(T08DN) or ASSOC PSYCHOLOGIST(T08FN) |
Degree and area of specialization:
|Doctoral degree in Clinical, School, or Counseling Psychology. |
| ||Must be licensed as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin or eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin within one year of hire. |
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
|Clinical experience working with children and youth with developmental disabilities and their families is required, including experience providing assessment and treatment. Assessment skills are required in the areas of cognitive, adaptive behavior and socio-emotional/behavioral functioning. Substantial experience with autism specific diagnostic measures such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is required. Experience providing intervention services and conducting behavioral consultation with children and youth with developmental disabilities, especially autism spectrum disorders, is also required. |
A minimum of two years' experience with clients with developmental disabilities and their families is highly preferred. The two-year's of experience may include pre-doctoral experiences as long as they were intensive and focused on this client population.
Research reliability on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is highly desired but not essential.
|The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 15 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future. |
The position is primarily assessment-focused within an interdisciplinary outpatient setting for children referred for neurodevelopmental evaluations. The psychologist also provides clinical intervention services and behavioral consultation for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and their families. Other responsibilities include the supervision of post-doctoral trainees and collaboration on research related to neurodevelopmental disabilities.
The distribution of these efforts is described below:
1) Direct Clinical Services (85%)
- Conduct developmental and cognitive assessments with children and youth with developmental disabilities using the
standardized instruments such as: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), Bayley Scales of Infant Development -
3, Mullen Scales of Early Learning, Stanford-Binet, DAS, Wechsler scales, Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales II, Child Behavior Checklist.
- Provide intervention services appropriate for children and youth with developmental disabilities including: behaviorally based intervention, cognitive-behavioral intervention, and parent-family directed treatment.
- Document and write reports related to all clinical and supervision activities including electronic medical records, interdisciplinary reports, and annual data collection.
- Contribute to activities relevant to clinical services including care coordination, triage of referrals, contacts with school program planners, behavioral therapists, mental health providers.
- Provide consultation and technical assistance to families and community service providers based on the results of comprehensive evaluations.
2) Research (10%)
- Collaborate on research related to neurodevelopmental disabilities.
3) Clinical training and supervision (5%)
- Provide training to interdisciplinary trainees, including psychology trainees, on the administration of cognitive and developmental assessments and interventions.
| ||An adjunct clinical appointment is possible depending on qualifications and experience. A period of evaluation will be required. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. |
|A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. |
A period of evaluation will be required
|Department(s): ||VCRGE/WAISMAN |
|Full Time Salary Rate: ||Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months) |
Depending on Qualifications
|Term: ||This is a renewable appointment. |
|Appointment percent: ||50% - 100% |
|Anticipated begin date: ||JULY 01, 2015 |
|Number of Positions: ||1 |
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
|Application must be received by: MAY 22, 2015 |
HOW TO APPLY:
|Please send a current comprehensive CV, cover letter describing your qualifications and list of three references to Julie Schears at (email@example.com). E-mail applications are preferred. Please refer to PVL 81336 - Psychologist in the subject line. |
Please include in your CV detailed information regarding assessment tools and evaluations that you have knowledge or experience.
|Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #81336 to: |
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|UW-Madison, Waisman Center || |
|1500 Highland Avenue, Room S101H || |
|Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. ) |
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We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.